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The true cost of cheap food? We have only 30 harvests left

On Sep 21, 2020
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‘The true cost of cheap food? We have only 30 harvests left’ In an interview with @TheSkylarkOrg, Patrick Holden talks price, politics and the public, as well as the most pressing question of our time: to land share or spare? https://t.co/V7Jn25SZsO
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Patrick Holden CBE, founder and CEO of the Sustainable Food Trust

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On Sep 21, 2020
@SusFoodTrust shared
‘The true cost of cheap food? We have only 30 harvests left’ In an interview with @TheSkylarkOrg, Patrick Holden talks price, politics and the public, as well as the most pressing question of our time: to land share or spare? https://t.co/V7Jn25SZsO
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The true cost of cheap food? We have only 30 harvests left

The true cost of cheap food? We have only 30 harvests left

Patrick Holden CBE, founder and CEO of the Sustainable Food Trust

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